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CBS
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
'd hit a pothole on the runway. >> it was a really big shock. just a really big shock. >> there was a lot of texting, no, there was no screaming. there was some cursing. >> some people were freaking out but everybody was pretty calm overall. >> reporter: when you say freaking out, tell us. >> the girl next to me, she was right by the wing and crying and the other guy was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit, but everybody else was pretty calm. >> reporter: both planes were fully intending to head out of boston. both ended up stuck here. it could have been much worse? >> absolutely and there were kids on board, the kids were terrific. it was very calm, everybody was fine. >> that was wbz's jim armstrong reporting. safety officials hope audio tapes from the control tower will shed some light on how that accident happened. >>> there was another incident in the skies but this one was 240 miles above earth. nasa woke the space shuttle crew late thursday after a computer failure set off alarms. the astronauts aboard "atlantis" were able to switch to a backup system. they'll
CBS
Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
a big $22 billion social security payment august 3rd but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expected. >> in other words the treasury on august 2nd stands to have more cash on hand than before and they'll be able to make the big social security payment august 3rd. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. >> can they go up to the 11th hour? >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook markets. >> reporter: former governor of michigan says in the rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points that day. >> boy, was it a disaster, so when you go last minute and you're basically saying you know, don't assume that we have responsible adults that has huge, huge costs we've seen it happen before. let's hope it doesn't happen now. >> reporter: while economists say the risk is remote, the risk of a new recession is very real. if america has to slash its spending to stay under the debt ceiling, the recovery could be over and quickly. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. >>> now to the massacre in norway. the confessed
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
. preliminary reports indicate a tire blowout were to blame. >>> a big stage collapsed at a music festival in ottawa, canada. the band cheap trick was playing at the ottawa blues fest when a severe thunderstorm hit. the band got off the stage safely. one person was seriously injured. >>> to the dangerous heat wave that's baking much of middle america with many areas suffering through triple-digit temperatures the oppressive and sticky weather isn't going away any time soon. it's expected to last all week and headed east. this morning at least 15 states are under excessive heats advisories, warnings or watches. most are in the midwest where cooling centers are overcrowded. cynthia bowers reports. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the government called for a statewide day of prayer in hope of some divine intervention. for 47 straight days, temperatures in oklahoma city have been 90 or more. there's been only one day below 100 so far this month and it's expected to be 100 degrees or more through at least friday. this summer searing heat is setting new standards. this month
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>> asian stock markets picked up today right where they left off on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the fourth of july holiday. investors will watch for the job numbers later this week. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath state beach, a state park north of los angeles, but this may be their last independence holiday here. the park is slated to close in september. do you feel you're losing a family member? >> we do. this is our favorite spot. i feel safe here. it's great for families. >> report
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> we said we're not going to end the medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference this morning before he meets with lawmakers. he's expected to stress a deal must be reached within a week and a half for the u.s. to avoid its first ever default. >> the president made it clear he's willing to do very difficult things for him, for his party but the republicans have to do some things, too. >> reporter: if a deal to raise the debt ceiling is not approved by august 2nd, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bills and the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes, stock markets taking a huge hit and real nasty consequences. >>
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 4:00am EDT
. >> the president said he prefers a big package. we all do and i hope that there will be some kind of break-through. >> reporter: and u.s. treasury officials are now considering their options just in case congress does not make that august 2nd deadline, and the u.s. defaults on its loans for the very first time. betty? >> tara mergener in washington, thank you, tara. >>> the tsa issued a new terror warning about something called body packing. the government says terrorists may be shifting tactics to evade airport securing by sewing inside a suicide attacker's body. sandra hughes has details. >> reporter: the transportation security administration confirms al qaeda operatives in yemen want to implant a bomb inside operatives. >> we have passed it to our foreign partners and the u.s. carriers. >> reporter: the tsa alerted airlines worldwide and is beefing up security for international flights headed to the u.s. a law enforcement source tells cbs news officials have not uncovered an actual plot, information al qaeda recently expressed interest in recruiting a surgeon to implant explosives. exp
CBS
Jul 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
big power source. the plan comes as demands for energy grow and objections to nuclear energy grow with it. witt johnson reports. >> reporter: with u.s. energy demand expected to increase by 21% in the next two decades, nuclear power has been staging a quiet comeback. president obama has called for billions in loan guarantees to build new nuclear reactors. but past disasters, like fukushima, japan, three-mile island, and chernobyl, have made americans fearful of nuclear energy. not one plant has gone online in the u.s. since 1996. >> that's basically a representation of the core. >> reporter: that's about to change. westinghouse ceo showed us the high-tech simulated control room for the ap1000. >> the u.s. fleet right now is about twice as safe as required by law. the ap1000 is 100 times safer. >> reporter: that claim will be put to the test when the very first goes online in china in two years. then by 2016 in georgia, two ap1000 reactors are scheduled to begin operation. >> no nuclear power plant is walk-away safe. i think it's really deceptive to try to paint any technology in t
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
to jump-start the economy if it doesn't improve soon. that gave stocks a big boost. the dow gained almost 45 points while the nasdaq was up 15. >>> numbers released overnight show foreclosures fell nearly 30% in the first half of the year but that's not because of any actual improvement in the housing market. analysts say paperwork and procedural delays are pushing the process further and further back, an estimated 1 million foreclosures that should have taken place this year will now happen in 2012 or later. >>> chrysler is recalling its best selling vehicle, more than 240,000 ram pickup trucks from 2008 through 2011 are being recalled because of a steering problem, a part near the left wheel can fracture and cause loss of steering, a few minor crashes have been reported. chrysler will fix the problem free of charge. >>> and a solution may be brewing to the minnesota government shutdown. it's all about the beer, made by the miller coors brewing company. it may have be taken off store shelves because the company's sales licenses have expired and there are no state workers working who can
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 4:00am PDT
couple did miss a big event back home in england, a supersize serving of britain's national food, fish and chips, made from a single giant halibut, plus batter and potatoes, it totalled more than 90 puts, setting a new guinness world record. >>> this morning on "the early show" an in-depth look at the casey anthony not guilty verdict. what jurors are saying. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ [ female announcer ] we all want cleaner laundry. we all want a world with fewer chemicals. we all want the best of both worlds. introducing all free clear oxi-active. a powerful new detergent without dyes or perfumes that helps get out your toughest dirt and stains. its added natural cleaning boosters help get your whole family's wash incredibly clean. tough on stains. gentle on skin. new all free clear oxi-active. >>> a huge school cheating scandal is unfolding in atlanta involving the same kind of standardized tests used all over the country. cheating was found in nearly 80% of atlanta public schools but the cheaters are not students. they are teachers and principals. mark st
CBS
Jul 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
. >> you do that ten times and i give you a big screen tv. >> reporter: now did you just let me win? >> yeah, i did. now i'm going to let you loose. >> reporter: watch what happens when he moves the tee an eighth of an inch. >> we'll build your confidence at first. make you think you're a superstar. then we're going to break you down and take all your money. >> reporter: he told us he had seen people routinely lose $80 or $100 at a time, and even more. we took hidden cameras to ft. hood on july fourth. after three hours of watching soldiers lose their pay, it was time to ask some questions. does it bother you at all ripping these soldiers off with this game with their hard-earned money? >> i don't rip anybody off, sir. >> reporter: yes, you are. this game is completely rigged. >> no, it's not. >> reporter: in a statement century 21 shows said it is our policy that all of the games operate fairly. and if the company receives a complaint about a game, they will investigate it. and any improper operations will be corrected, or the game shut down. even though the manager told us they we
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